Individual arrested in connection with child abuse case

Members of the public are seen voicing anger at child abuse during a march in Male' city on January 24, 2020. (Sun Photo/Ahmed Awshan Ilyas)

An individual accused of child abuse has been arrested from an island in the Central region of the country.

Police said that reports of the incident were received yesterday. A 59-year old individual was arrested under a court order in connection with the case. The court ordered to remand the individual in custody for 15 days.

Police are now investigating the case. Authorities disclose the identity of individuals accused in child abuse cases.